21 Apr, 2014 @ 11:02
1 min read

Spain’s most wanted arrested in Britain

A ROMANIAN criminal on Spain’s top ten Most Wanted list has been arrested on the run in Britain.

Officials are investigating how Vasile Lupu, a suspected killer, managed to escape the country.

He has now been extradited back to Spain, after he was arrested in Bedfordshire following a tip-off.

Lupu is accused of murdering a 90-year-old man during an armed robbery at his home, and is currently being held at a maximum security prison in Madrid.

His brother has also been extradited to Spain, from Romania, in connection with the pensioner’s murder.

The man was discovered dead at his home in Castellon, eastern Spain, next to his wife who had two broken ribs.

He is believed to have died of a heart attack after being bound up by the robbers, who escaped with a safe.

Tom Powell

DO YOU HAVE NEWS FOR US at Spain’s most popular English newspaper - the Olive Press? Contact us now via email: [email protected] or call 951 273 575. To contact the newsdesk out of regular office hours please call +34 665 798 618.

1 Comment

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

jack cabrera island
Previous Story

Cabrera Island…Idyllic yet horrific

gib power station blaze
Next Story

Gambling services restored after explosion at Gibraltar power station

Latest from Crime & Law

Go toTop

More From The Olive Press